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Bod-Inc: A-049

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Fabulae.

 

Analysis of Content

a1r Omnibonus Leonicenus: ‘Prefatio', numbered as fable i, by ‘Panagathus [Pantagathus] Vincentinus', a Greek form of Omnibonus' name, dedicated to Johannes Franciscus Gonzaga. Incipit: ‘Respicienti mihi aetatis pristinae uiros . . .’

a1r [CXXIV fabulae.] Translated by Omnibonus Leonicenus.

Imprint

Imprint: [Brescia]: Baptista Farfengus, 10 July 1492. 4°.

Collation

Collation: a8 b6 c8.

Remarks: Leaf a2 is signed aiii.

References

ISTC: ia00108600

GW: GW 334;

Hain: C 116;

BMC: BMC VII 985;

Proctor: Pr 7015;

Others: Sheppard 5804.

LCN: 14336886

Copies

Copy number: A-049(1)

Binding: Nineteenth-century blind-tooled red morocco; marbled pastedowns.

Size: 221 × 151 × 3 mm.

Size of leaf: 212 × 147 mm.

Provenance: Samuel Butler (1774-1839); sale, pt III, lot 27. Purchased for £0. 7. 6; see Books Purchased (1841), 1.

SHELFMARK: Auct. Q 5.22.


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